Classic Puff Pastry

Preparation info

  • Makes

    2 ½ pounds

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

After baking, this puff pastry rises three or four times its original thickness and becomes crisp and brittle.

Ingredients

Dough Package

  • 3 cups plus 2 tablespoons (375 grams) sifted all-purpose flour

Method

Advance Preparation

At least 12 hours before making the puff pastry, prepare the dough package either by hand or machine as directed below.

Hand Method

Making the Dough Package

Pour the flours into a triple sifter and sift into a mound on work surface. Reserve